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Articles with the Tag: Sanders County

Tribe takes over backup healthcare program Tribe takes over backup healthcare program

LAKE COUNTY – The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are now managing a last resort program to help ensure healthcare services are available for enrolled tribal members and descendants. “This is part of our promise to get quality healthcare to tribal people,” said Anna Whiting-Sorre...

Bison Range draft legislation revised

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes PABLO — Following public comments received over the summer, including from a public meeting, the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes have revised their draft legislation to restore the National Bison Range to federal trust ownership for the...

Briefs for Aug. 31, 2016

Mollman Pass now open — The Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation has lifted the temporary closure of the Mollman Pass Trail in the Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness (also known as the Mollman Lake trail). Mollman Lake Trail is located east of Kicking Horse Job Corp Center and ...

Local agency helps elderly

News from the Area VI Agency on Aging POLSON — At this time of year at the Area VI Agency on Aging, several clients usually walk in to the center with the same look in their eyes: Family members come to visit in the prime of the beautiful summer season, and find that their parent/relative/friend w...

Polson projects continue to improve community

News from Envision Polson POLSON — Envision Polson committees align with community values identified by Polson citizens through the Heart and Soul Project, and collaborate regularly to continue those efforts. Involvement in committees and projects is always welcome.  — Beautification C...

Advocates recognized for dedication to children Advocates recognized for dedication to children

POLSON — When a child suffers from abuse or neglect, Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers are called to assist during the tumultuous time. The number of child abuse and neglect cases in Lake County has nearly doubled two years in a row, creating an even greater need for the CASA volunteers. ...

Are you paying more than necessary?

News from the Area VI Agency on Aging LAKE COUNTY — Medicare Open Enrollment is Oct. 15-Dec. 7. Each year during Medicare Open Enrollment you have the opportunity to compare Prescription Drug Plans and Advantage Plans available in the coming year. Insurance companies change prices, plans offered, an...

Briefs for Sept. 16

  Public encouraged to recognize officers, participate in ‘Blue Ribbon Season ’   News from the City of Polson With the recent wave of shootings of police officers and many tragic officer deaths, the City of Polson, the Polson Chamber of Commerce and local ...

Swinging in the rain Swinging in the rain

With rain clouds darkening the sky and sprinkling the midway, carnival enthusiasts continued to enjoy the rides despite damp weather during the Sanders County Fair in Plains.

Juvenile offenders becoming more violent

ST. IGNATIUS — Perhaps the most disturbing trend Barbara Monaco has seen over the past 30 years is youthful offenders becoming more violent. Monaco, who is the chief juvenile probation officer for Lake and Sanders Counties, addressed the St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch group Tuesday, Aug. 18.  ...


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